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James Johnston Family


 

Descendants of James Johnston

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

1.  JAMES1 JOHNSTON died in Scotland.  He married ELAN ?. 

 

More About JAMES JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 001 - Gen1

Residence: Roxburgh (Shire), Scotland

 

More About ELAN ?:

Emigration: She went from Scottland to Ireland and came over with her son Thomas from Ireland to New Brunswick.

Geneology book #: Johnston - 002 - Gen1

Misc: She died suddenly at an advanced age at the residence of her son James at a Scotch settlement called Napan which is three miles from Chatham on the Miramichi river.

       

Children of JAMES JOHNSTON and ELAN ? are:

2.                i.    JAMES2 JOHNSTON, b. 1780, Kelso on the Tweed in Roxburgh, Scotland; d. 27 Apr 1852, Salem tp Meigs County 15 miles from Pomeroy, Ohio..

                  ii.    ANDREW JOHNSTON, b. Scotland.

 

More About ANDREW JOHNSTON:

Emigration: Went off from Scotland to Brazil while a young man, and was not heard of afterward.

Geneology book #: Johnston - 006 - Gen2

 

3.              iii.    JEANETTE JOHNSTON.

4.              iv.    THOMAS JOHNSTON, b. Scotland.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  JAMES2 JOHNSTON (JAMES1) was born 1780 in Kelso on the Tweed in Roxburgh, Scotland, and died 27 Apr 1852 in Salem tp Meigs County 15 miles from Pomeroy, Ohio..  He married (1) ANN GRAY in Scotland.  She was born in Scotland, and died 1840 in at her home Meigs County, Ohio.  He married (2) SALLY CAYWOOD, daughter of THOMAS CAYWOOD and KATEY CAZZIER. 

 

More About JAMES JOHNSTON:

Character: A man of good reputation, and said to have been charitable.

Geneology book #: Johnston - 003 - Gen2

Physical Description: As to his personal appearance he was over the average size and rather portly in his mien.

Religion: He was an elder in the Presbyterian Church.

Residence: Lived at Moybole in Roxburgh, Scotland. Embarked at Port Glasgow and came over to New Brunswick in 1820 and settled on a farm in a Scotch settlement called Napan three miles from Chatham on the Miramachi river. He lived on the same farm for 19 years.

 

More About ANN GRAY:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 004 - Gen2

Misc: Born and married in Scotland, where all of her children were born.

Physical Description: She was a small and pretty woman.

 

More About SALLY CAYWOOD:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 005 - Gen2

Misc: Second wife of James Johnston #003

       

Children of JAMES JOHNSTON and ANN GRAY are:

5.                i.    THOMAS3 JOHNSTON, b. 26 Feb 1808, Kelso in the county or shire of  Roxburgh, in Scotland; d. 30 Aug 1879, Newport, Ohio.

6.               ii.    JOHN JOHNSTON, b. 1806, Scotland; d. 1848, Delhi, Hamilton County, Ohio.

7.              iii.    JAMES JOHNSTON, b. 1810.

                 iv.    ELAN JOHNSTON.

 

More About ELAN JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 026 - Gen3

Misc: Died in infancy.

 

8.               v.    ELISABETH JOHNSTON, b. 1815, Scotland; d. 1885, Pomeroy.

 

       

Children of JAMES JOHNSTON and SALLY CAYWOOD are:

                 vi.    RUTH ANN3 JOHNSTON, b. 1845, Meigs County, Ohio.

 

More About RUTH ANN JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 030 - Gen3

Residence: Hilliards, Franklin County, Ohio

 

                vii.    ? JOHNSTON, b. 1845.

 

More About ? JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 032 - Gen3

Misc: Twin sister of Ruth Ann Johnston #30

 

9.            viii.    ELIZA JENNITTE JOHNSTON, b. 1848, Meigs County, Ohio.

 

 

3.  JEANETTE2 JOHNSTON (JAMES1)  She married WILLIAM ANDERSON.  He was born in Scotland.

 

More About JEANETTE JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 007 - Gen2

Physical Description: A woman of medium size and pretty.

 

More About WILLIAM ANDERSON:

Emigration: Born in Scotland. Came over from Ireland to New Brunswick with his mother-in-law and brother-in-law Thomas Johnston and settled in St. Johns.

Geneology book #: Johnston - 008 - Gen2

Occupation: Carpenter

       

Children of JEANETTE JOHNSTON and WILLIAM ANDERSON are:

                   i.    JOHN3 ANDERSON, b. Scotland.

 

More About JOHN ANDERSON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 036 - Gen3

Misc: Went to sea.

 

                  ii.    ANDREW ANDERSON, b. Scotland.

 

More About ANDREW ANDERSON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 038 - Gen3

 

                 iii.    REBINA ANDERSON, b. Scotland; m. ANDREW JACKSON.

 

More About REBINA ANDERSON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 040 - Gen3

Residence: Lives in St. Johns, New Brunswick.

 

More About ANDREW JACKSON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 041 - Gen3

Occupation: Mate on the ship Margaret Wright, in the whale trade.

 

                 iv.    WILLIAM ANDERSON, b. Ireland.; m. MARTHA MCKEE; b. Ireland..

 

More About WILLIAM ANDERSON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 043 - Gen3

 

More About MARTHA MCKEE:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 044 - Gen3

Military service: She died soon after marriage.

Physical Description: An Irish lady who was said to be very pretty.

 

                  v.    MILLIE ANDERSON, b. Ireland..

 

More About MILLIE ANDERSON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 046 - Gen3

 

                 vi.    JESSIE ANDERSON.

 

More About JESSIE ANDERSON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 048 - Gen3

 

 

4.  THOMAS2 JOHNSTON (JAMES1) was born in Scotland.  He married ?. 

 

More About THOMAS JOHNSTON:

Emigration: From Ireland he came over to New Brunswick with his mother and brother-in-law William Anderson, and settled with his family in a small place called Kokan (or Cocann) about 30 or 40 miles from Chatham on the road from Chatham to St. Johns.

Geneology book #: Johnston - 010 - Gen2

Occupation: When his brother James came to America he was living in Ireland where he was employed as an overseer for some gentleman.

 

More About ?:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 011 - Gen2

       

Child of THOMAS JOHNSTON and ? is:

                   i.    JAMES3 JOHNSTON.

 

More About JAMES JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 051 - Gen3

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

5.  THOMAS3 JOHNSTON (JAMES2, JAMES1) was born 26 Feb 1808 in Kelso in the county or shire of  Roxburgh, in Scotland, and died 30 Aug 1879 in Newport, Ohio.  He married ANN BALFE 1838 in Chatham, New Brunswick, daughter of PATRICK BALFE and MARY MCGARRY.  She was born 02 Dec 1817 in Townsend Street, Dublin, Ireland.

 

More About THOMAS JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Father of( McElHinney - 142 - Gen5)

 

More About ANN BALFE:

Geneology book #: Mother of (McElHinney - 142 - Gen5)

       

Children of THOMAS JOHNSTON and ANN BALFE are:

10.              i.    JAMES4 JOHNSTON, b. 16 Jul 1839, Chatham on the Miramichi river in New Brunswick.; d. 1916, at home 325 Duff Street, Stealey Heights.

                  ii.    THOMAS ANDREW JOHNSTON, b. 23 Jan 1842, Sloatsburgh, Rockland County, New York, on the Rampo river.; d. 28 Aug 1904, Garrison, KY.; m. MARY EMMA MILLER; b. 01 Jun 1839, Near Carlisle, Nicholas County, KY..

 

More About THOMAS ANDREW JOHNSTON:

Cause of death (Facts Pg): He died of Apoplexy.

Geneology book #: Johnston - 075 - Gen4

Misc: Had 2 adopted children.

Occupation: Bridge builder, railroad conductor.

Physical Description: He was the largest and most portly in personal appearance of any in the family. Weight 212 to 272 pounds.

Residence: Louisville, KY.

 

More About MARY EMMA MILLER:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 076 - Gen4

Religion: Joined the Presbyterian Church at the age of 33 years.

Residence: Of near Millersburg, Bourbon County, KY.

 

                 iii.    MARY ANN JOHNSTON, b. 18 Feb 1844, Sugar Loaf (Valley) Orange County, New York; d. 06 Jul 1845, Covington, KY.

 

More About MARY ANN JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 079 - Gen4

 

                 iv.    WILLIAM STEPHEN JOHNSTON, b. 31 Mar 1846, Covington, KY; d. 22 May 1867, Covington, KY.

 

More About WILLIAM STEPHEN JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 080 - Gen4

 

                  v.    MORRIS THEODORE JOHNSTON, b. 07 Oct 1848, Covington, KY; d. 09 Feb 1875, Cow Run, Ohio.

 

More About MORRIS THEODORE JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 081 - Gen4

 

                 vi.    MARGARET ELLA JOHNSTON, b. 24 Dec 1850, Covington, KY; d. Jan 1852, Covington, KY.

 

More About MARGARET ELLA JOHNSTON:

Cause of death (Facts Pg): An abscess of the side.

Geneology book #: Johnston - 082 - Gen4

 

                vii.    JOHN WESLEY JOHNSTON, b. 21 Jul 1852, Grant County, KY; d. Nov 1853, Grant County, KY.

 

More About JOHN WESLEY JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 083 - Gen4

 

11.          viii.    MARILLA JOHNSTON, b. 21 May 1855, Grant County, KY.

12.            ix.    HIRAM GAINES JOHNSTON, b. 01 Jul 1857, Grant County, KY.

 

 

6.  JOHN3 JOHNSTON (JAMES2, JAMES1) was born 1806 in Scotland, and died 1848 in Delhi, Hamilton County, Ohio.  He married MARY MCKNIGHT. 

 

More About JOHN JOHNSTON:

Cause of death (Facts Pg): Cholera

Geneology book #: Johnston - 015 - Gen3

Occupation: Carpenter

Physical Description: He was the smallest man of the family.

 

More About MARY MCKNIGHT:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 016 - Gen3

Misc: A Scotch lady.

       

Child of JOHN JOHNSTON and MARY MCKNIGHT is:

                   i.    JAMES4 JOHNSTON, b. Napan, New Brunswick; m. (1) KATE LONG; m. (2) AMANDA JOHNSTON; b. Meigs County, Ohio.

 

More About JAMES JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston -101 - Gen4

Occupation: Moulder in foundry and farmer.

Residence: Saline County, MO

 

More About KATE LONG:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 017 - Gen4

 

More About AMANDA JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston -100 - Gen4

Misc: Second wife and cousin of James Johnston.

 

 

7.  JAMES3 JOHNSTON (JAMES2, JAMES1) was born 1810.  He married ELECTA RUSSELL, daughter of WILLIAM RUSSELL. 

 

More About ELECTA RUSSELL:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 023 - Gen4

       

Children of JAMES JOHNSTON and ELECTA RUSSELL are:

                   i.    JOHN4 JOHNSTON, b. Meigs County, Ohio.

 

More About JOHN JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 091 - Gen4

Occupation: Blacksmith

 

                  ii.    THOMAS JOHNSTON.

 

More About THOMAS JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 094 - Gen4

Misc: Twin brother of Elisabeth Johnston #97

Occupation: Farmer

 

                 iii.    ELISABETH JOHNSTON, b. Meigs County, Ohio; d. Dec 1885, Near Middleport, Ohio; m. ? RUSSELL.

 

More About ELISABETH JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 097 - Gen4

Misc: Twin sister of Thomas Johnston #94

 

More About ? RUSSELL:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 098 - Gen4

 

                 iv.    AMANDA JOHNSTON, b. Meigs County, Ohio; m. JAMES JOHNSTON; b. Napan, New Brunswick.

 

More About AMANDA JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston -100 - Gen4

Misc: Second wife and cousin of James Johnston.

 

More About JAMES JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston -101 - Gen4

Occupation: Moulder in foundry and farmer.

Residence: Saline County, MO

 

                  v.    GEORGE JOHNSTON, b. Abt. 1855, Meigs County, Ohio.

 


 

More About GEORGE JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 103 - Gen4

 

                 vi.    LOUISA JOHNSTON, b. Meigs County, Ohio.

 

More About LOUISA JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston -105 - Gen4

 

                vii.    ALEX JOHNSTON, b. Meigs County, Ohio.

 

More About ALEX JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston -108 - Gen4

 

               viii.    LEWIS JOHNSTON, b. Meigs County, Ohio.

 

More About LEWIS JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 110 - Gen4

 

                 ix.    ANDREW JOHNSTON, b. Meigs County, Ohio.

 

More About ANDREW JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 113 - Gen4

 

                  x.    C. MARILLA JOHNSTON, b. Meigs County, Ohio - in the same house in which all the others were born..

 

More About C. MARILLA JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 115 - Gen4

 

 

8.  ELISABETH3 JOHNSTON (JAMES2, JAMES1) was born 1815 in Scotland, and died 1885 in Pomeroy.  She married JOHN MCALLISTER in Miramichi.  He was born in Scotland, and died 1849 in Delhi, Hamilton County, Ohio.

 

More About ELISABETH JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 027 - Gen3

Physical Description: In personal appearance she was slender and of about medium height.

 

More About JOHN MCALLISTER:

Emigration: Came over from Dumfries (Shire), Scotland to New Brunswick. Came from the Miramichi river to Ohio in company with his wife's parents, parents, and settled in Delhi, Hamilton County, Ohio.

Geneology book #: Johnston - 028 - Gen3

Occupation: Ship carpenter.

       

Children of ELISABETH JOHNSTON and JOHN MCALLISTER are:

                   i.    JAMES4 MCALLISTER, b. Pomeroy.

 

More About JAMES MCALLISTER:

Geneology book #: Johnston -118 - Gen4

Misc: Died in infancy at 10 months.

 

13.             ii.    CLEMENTINA J. K. MCALLISTER, b. 13 Jul 1841, Pomeroy, Ohio.

                 iii.    ANNIE GRAY MCALLISTER, b. 1844; d. Feb 1865, Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

More About ANNIE GRAY MCALLISTER:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 123 - Gen4

 

                 iv.    WILLIAM JOHN MCALLISTER, b. 1846; d. 1864.

 

More About WILLIAM JOHN MCALLISTER:

Geneology book #: Johnston -124 - Gen4

Military service: Died in 1864 in the Fall, near the time his sister Anna died.

 

 

9.  ELIZA JENNITTE3 JOHNSTON (JAMES2, JAMES1) was born 1848 in Meigs County, Ohio.  She married SAMUEL SHETTLEWORTH. 

 

More About ELIZA JENNITTE JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 033 - Gen3

Occupation: Teacher

 

More About SAMUEL SHETTLEWORTH:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 034 - Gen3

Occupation: Carpenter

Residence: Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio. Removed to Columbus, Ohio in 1883. In 1885 to Nebraska.

       

Children of ELIZA JOHNSTON and SAMUEL SHETTLEWORTH are:

                   i.    AGNES RUTH4 SHETTLEWORTH, b. 1880, Columbus, Ohio.

 

More About AGNES RUTH SHETTLEWORTH:

Geneology book #: Johnston -136 - Gen4

 

                  ii.    EVA ELISABETH SHETTLEWORTH, b. 1883, Lancaster, Ohio.

 

More About EVA ELISABETH SHETTLEWORTH:

Geneology book #: Johnston -138 - Gen4

Nickname: Eva or Bess

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

10.  JAMES4 JOHNSTON (THOMAS3, JAMES2, JAMES1) was born 16 Jul 1839 in Chatham on the Miramichi river in New Brunswick., and died 1916 in at home 325 Duff Street, Stealey Heights.  He married ADELLA ANN MCELHINNEY 14 Sep 1881, daughter of JOSEPH MCELHINNEY and ARABELLA HANNOLD.  She was born 16 May 1852 in Newport, Ohio - in the house opposite the Baptist Church, and died 1920.

 

More About JAMES JOHNSTON:

Burial: Newport, Ohio

Geneology book #: McElHinney - 143 - Gen5

Occupation: Book Keeper, Miller and Merchant

 

More About ADELLA ANN MCELHINNEY:

Burial: Newport, Ohio

Geneology book #: McElHinney - 142 - Gen5

Occupation: Artist, Musician

       

Children of JAMES JOHNSTON and ADELLA MCELHINNEY are:

                   i.    JOSEPH MAURICE5 JOHNSTON, b. 19 Aug 1883, Newport, Ohio; m. LORENA SAYRE.

 

More About JOSEPH MAURICE JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: McElHinney - 244 - Gen6

Occupation: Express agent

Residence: Clarksburg, West Virginia

 

                  ii.    JAMES THOMAS JOHNSTON, b. 23 Jan 1885, Newport, Ohio; d. 29 Feb 1916, Clarksburg, West Virginia.

 

More About JAMES THOMAS JOHNSTON:

Burial: Newport tp, Ohio

Geneology book #: McElHinney - 248 - Gen6

 

                 iii.    FRANCOIS MCELHINNEY JOHNSTON, b. 03 Aug 1886, Newport, Ohio.

 

More About FRANCOIS MCELHINNEY JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: McElHinney - 252 - Gen6

Nickname: Frank

 

                 iv.    MARY ADELLA JOHNSTON, b. 30 May 1889, Newport, Ohio.

 

More About MARY ADELLA JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: McElHinney - 256 - Gen6

 

                  v.    WILLIAM STEPHEN JOHNSTON, b. 21 May 1896, West Marietta, Ohio; m. MARY ANN GARDNER.

 

More About WILLIAM STEPHEN JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: McElHinney - 260 - Gen6

 

                 vi.    ARABELLA ANN JOHNSTON, b. 14 Jun 1882, Newport, Ohio1; d. 30 Oct 1973, Villa Gardens 842 East Villa Pasadena, CA1; m. ASHBY HOLMES POWELL; b. 10 Aug 1890; d. 17 Nov 1929.

 

More About ARABELLA ANN JOHNSTON:

Burial: 01 Nov 1973, Bellevue Cemetery, Ontario, CA

Geneology book #: McElHinney - 240 - Gen6

Misc: Avid Los Angeles Dodgers baseball fan

Occupation: Teacher - Ontario, California School System - 15 years

Social Security Number: 564-66-2799

 

More About ASHBY HOLMES POWELL:

Military service: 06 Apr 1917, 4-6-1917 through 3-25-1918   ( XC24979)

Misc: Blue Cross Certificate # M00262382

 

 

11.  MARILLA4 JOHNSTON (THOMAS3, JAMES2, JAMES1) was born 21 May 1855 in Grant County, KY.  She married CHARLES LORENZO GREENE 03 Aug 1883 in Newport , Ohio, son of CHARLES GREENE and TEMYROUS TRUESDEL.  He was born 01 Feb 1861.

 

More About MARILLA JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 084 - Gen4

 

More About CHARLES LORENZO GREENE:

Cause of death (Facts Pg): Suicided?

Geneology book #: Johnston - 085 - Gen4

Occupation: Farmer and Teamster

Religion: Newport tp, Ohio

       

Child of MARILLA JOHNSTON and CHARLES GREENE is:

                   i.    HIRAM5 GREENE, b. 29 May 1884, Newport tp, Ohio.

 

More About HIRAM GREENE:

Geneology book #: Johnston -162 - Gen5

 

 

12.  HIRAM GAINES4 JOHNSTON (THOMAS3, JAMES2, JAMES1) was born 01 Jul 1857 in Grant County, KY.  He married FANNY KEMPF 12 Oct 1889, daughter of GEORGE KEMPF and SARAH GRAY. 

 

More About HIRAM GAINES JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 088 - Gen4

Occupation: Traveling salesman.

Residence: 1898, Moved to Anderson, Indiana in Sept. 1898

 

More About FANNY KEMPF:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 0889 - Gen4

       

Child of HIRAM JOHNSTON and FANNY KEMPF is:

                   i.    RILLA5 JOHNSTON, b. 25 Nov 1893.

 

More About RILLA JOHNSTON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 164 - Gen5

 

 

13.  CLEMENTINA J. K.4 MCALLISTER (ELISABETH3 JOHNSTON, JAMES2, JAMES1) was born 13 Jul 1841 in Pomeroy, Ohio.  She married ROBERT W. RICHARDSON 1867.  He was born 1838 in Turtharwald near Dumfries in Scotland.

 

More About CLEMENTINA J. K. MCALLISTER:

Geneology book #: Johnston -119 - Gen4

 

More About ROBERT W. RICHARDSON:

Emigration: 1854, Came to the United States in 1854

Geneology book #: Johnston -120 - Gen4

Occupation: Carpenter and Boat builder.

Residence: Pomeroy, Ohio

       

Children of CLEMENTINA MCALLISTER and ROBERT RICHARDSON are:

                   i.    WILLIAM J.5 RICHARDSON, b. 1867; m. ALICE SPENCER.

 

More About WILLIAM J. RICHARDSON:

Geneology book #: Johnston -166 - Gen5

Occupation: Telegrapher

Residence: Chatanuga, Tenn.

 

More About ALICE SPENCER:

Geneology book #: Johnston -167 - Gen5

 

                  ii.    MARY ELISABETH RICHARDSON, b. 1867.

 

More About MARY ELISABETH RICHARDSON:

Geneology book #: Johnston -168 - Gen5

 

                 iii.    ANNA GRAY RICHARDSON, b. 1872.

 

More About ANNA GRAY RICHARDSON:

Geneology book #: Johnston -170 - Gen5

Occupation: Stenographer

 

                 iv.    ABBIE ROBERTA RICHARDSON, b. 1874.

 

More About ABBIE ROBERTA RICHARDSON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 172 - Gen4

 

                  v.    LETTIE W. RICHARDSON, b. 1876.

 

More About LETTIE W. RICHARDSON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 174 - Gen5

 

                 vi.    ADA HELEN RICHARDSON, b. 1878.

 

More About ADA HELEN RICHARDSON:

Geneology book #: Johnston - 176 - Gen5

 

                vii.    ROBERT MCALLISTER RICHARDSON, b. 1884.

 

More About ROBERT MCALLISTER RICHARDSON:

Geneology book #: Johnston -178 - Gen5

 

               viii.    JAMES BENSON RICHARDSON, b. 1886.

 

More About JAMES BENSON RICHARDSON:

Geneology book #: Johnston -180 - Gen5